The living is not always easy for the fictional artists of television. Taking a look at "Flesh and Bone" and "Mozart in the Jungle" -- and remembering the great "Slings...
With Martin Scorsese, Mick Jagger and Terrence Winter at the helm, the series captures the texture and visceral rawness of the 1970s music scene in New York City.
The new Series Seven of "Doc Martin" is streaming on Acorn TV, before its DVD release in December.
Stephen Colbert's first night at "The Late Show" didn't quite impress, but we'll give him another shot, writes pop culture critic Renee Graham.
Matthew Weiner ends the great series with a stroke of genius, says Ed Siegel.
Showtime's "Nurse Jackie" comes to a conclusion in its seventh season, but the end might not be so tidy.
After six seasons, the FX phenomenon "Justified" comes to an end, while the "Breaking Bad" prequel, "Better Call Saul" ends its first season, having already establishing its own energy.
ARTery critic at large Ed Siegel is in awe of Mark Rylance's performance as Thomas Cromwell in "Wolf Hall," beginning Sunday night on Channel 2.
"Saturday Night Live" celebrates its 40th anniversary on-air and we take a look back at some of the hilarious, shocking, and most unforgettable moments that happened in its skits and...
Jon Stewart is leaving "The Daily Show" with his trust intact; not so Brian Williams as NBC suspends him for six months.
ARTery editor Ed Siegel salutes "Justified," "Foyle's War," "Saint Joan" and the late Peggy Charren.
In the popular new FOX show 'Empire,' Lee Daniels uses the hip-hop industry setting to expose the destructiveness of homophobia.
TV dramas kept Ed Siegel riveted this year, but he broke away to watch "The Roosevelts" and the World Cup.
Last night's "Peter Pan Live!" wasn't terribly memorable, but Christopher Walken's Captain Hook certainly gave Twitter feeds something to tweet about, says Ed Siegel.
These days watching African-Americans in primetime is no longer a special occasion. Still, the 2014-15 season is quietly shaping up to be something of a milestone, says WBUR's pop culture...
Approximately 2.65 million Americans have "cut the cord" and canceled their cable TV subscriptions in favor of streaming and other ways of getting TV services. And now CBS and HBO...
Showtime's second season of "Ray Donovan" promises complex family drama, an intricately detailed cast of characters, and mostly-authentic Boston accents.
Jimmy and Gretchen are made for each other. They hate just about everybody else on "You're the Worst," which begins tonight on FX.
The fantasy saga "Game of Thrones," defying the Emmy Awards' grudging respect for genre fare, emerged as the leader in the nominations announced Thursday.
"The Strain," Guillermo del Toro's and Chuck Hogan's adaptation of their horror trilogy, begins Sunday night on FX.